This 1913 George V coin was minted at The Royal Mint in London. The reverse bears the iconic St George and Dragon engraving by Benedetto Pistrucci.
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Struck in 22 carat gold, the sovereign was originally issued as a circulation coin with a nominal value of one pound.
In 1913, sovereigns were issued at the Royal Mint, London, and at Melbourne, Perth and Sydney in Australia and Ottawa Canada. Many coins were melted down during the First World War to pay for Britain's war debt. We have a selection of grades and mints available for the 1913 George V sovereign.
The obverse features King George V bare head facing left. Designed by Bertram Mackennal, an Australian sculptor born in Melbourne in 1863.
The reverse features St George mounted on a horse slaying the dragon, as designed by Benedetto Pistrucci. There is no mint mark in the ground above the date which shows that this is a London mint coin.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Bertram Mackennal|
|Reverse Designer||Benedetto Pistrucci|
|Obverse Grade||Reverse Grade||Price||Availability|
|aEF||aEF||£507.25||Out Of Stock|
|24 August 2017||aEF||aEF||£367.06|
|02 February 2021||gVF||gVF||£449.86|
|01 May 2021||gVF||gVF||£429.88|
|16 June 2021||gVF||gVF||£440.80|
|17 January 2022||gVF||gVF||£445.55|
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